Senior DevOps Engineer

We are looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to join our team and take charge of our development and test infrastructure. ThirdChannel's platform is built following a Service Oriented / Microservices architecture, which results in quite a few moving parts. The person in this role will manage the fleet of services and work closely with our engineers to build a modern deployment pipeline. The responsibilities include automation and streamlining of our operations and processes, building and maintaining tools for deployment, monitoring and operations, troubleshooting and resolving infrastructure issues in our development, test and production environments.

 

Qualifications/Experience

  • 3+ years experience with AWS
  • Understanding of networking and security
  • Comfort with one or more scripting or dynamic languages (e.g. Python)
  • Basic database administration with both SQL and NOSQL systems (we use quite a bit of PostgreSQL and Redis)
  • Managing a distributed application
  • Automating of monitoring platform stability and performance
  • Ability to troubleshoot deployment, configuration, or networking issues
  • Provisioning and Configuration Management tools (e.g. Puppet, Chef, Ansible)
  • Hands-on administering Jenkins, or proficiency with another CI too
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

Bonus Points if you have experience with

  • Software application development with a non-scripting language
  • Deploying JVM applications using Gradle
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Other cloud providers (e.g. Azure)
  • Apache Cassandra
  • Automated testing frameworks like Selenium
  • System administration/IT
     

Qualities

  • Trustworthy and reliable
  • Ability and eagerness to constantly learn new technologies and approaches
  • Process-oriented, with focus on effectiveness and efficiency
  • Strong attention to details
  • Strong belief in a team culture
  • Creative thinker and problem solver
  • Dedicated to continuous improvement
  • Enjoy startup environment

 

Compensation
Salary commensurate with experience.
A position in our company comes with the following benefits:

  • Stock options so that you’re an owner of the company like us
  • Strong health and dental plans
  • 401k
  • An open work environment where we collaborate constantly with developers from other companies in the Redstar portfolio

Contact
If interested, please email a cover letter and resume to Ina Sipser - ina@thirdchannel.com